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Feb 1, 2013 4:00am PST
it means for the health of the economy and the jobs market. >> and the defense secretary nominee on the defensive. chuck hagel grilled on capitol hill. did he blow his shot to convince lawmakers that he's the right man for the job? >> friday, february 1st, and "starting point" begins right now. >>> welcome, everybody. breaking news, we start with. two people have died, several people wounded in explosion that has taken place outside the u.s. embassy in ankara, turkey. chris lawrence joins us from the pentagon. >> reporter: good morning, soledad. not much information right now. turkey authorities are responding to that scene, trying to collect more information. the blast happened just a short while ago, some. news reports out of that area, saw a big flash, heard a big bang. reports of several people wounded near a side gate of the embassy. we're waiting for more information, the u.s., of course, has two major air bases in turkey no, where near the capit capital. soledad. >> thank you, chris, for watching this story. >>> also, we told you just moments ago, the former new york city
Jan 31, 2013 4:00am PST
to be the next defense secretary but it could be an uphill battle with an old friend, john mccain, leading the resistance. >>> and here it is, this is the new blackberry 10, soledad. so what makes it so different from this one and with him it make blackberry relevant again? i'll break down all the changes and fun little things for you, soledad. >> thank you. it's thursday, january 31st. "starting point" begins right now. welcome, everybody. lets get right to that press conference that we told you we were expecting out of alabama. i want to throw that up on the screen right now. let's listen in. >> as much as the land that we're standing on right now, people have been good enough to work with us through all this. the law enforcement agencies, the red cross, the salvation army, all the private businesses that's brought in food for the volunteers and the workers and law enforcement, you know, it's just a multiple agencies here and people helping out and stuff like that. you know, just a multitude of people. again, you know, we really don't have a whole lot to add. i mean i hate to tell you th
Jan 30, 2013 4:00am PST
, that's compared to the 3.1% growth in the third quarter, you saw defense spending down, federal government spending down, concerns about hurricane sandy holding back the economy and also corporate uncertainty over the fiscal cliff. again, u.s. economic growth negative at the end of the year. let me put that in perspective for you, the first decline since 2009 and it shows the economy slowed dramatically from the third quarter, when you had economic growth of 3.1%, and it's dramatically slower than a year ago when you had 4% growth. here's something interesting, a gauge of hiring though was strong. adp says private sector employers added 192,000 jobs in january, mostly small businesses and lower wage service sector jobs. u.s. stock futures are lower, they had been mixed all morning, they're lower after the gdp report. as of yesterday's close the dow was only 210 points away from an all-time high. this report could put on hold that attempt to try to take out that high. the big government jobs report is friday. today is the last day of a two-day fed meeting. facebook reports after
Search Results 0 to 5 of about 6 (some duplicates have been removed)